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Matthews-Mint Hill - Carolina Weekly Newspapers

Matthews-Mint Hill - Carolina Weekly Newspapers

Matthews-Mint Hill - Carolina Weekly

Matthews-Mint HillUSA WEEKEND inside!Volume 4, Number 26 • July 1-7, 2011New restaurant comingto Mint Hillpage 3Watch thisgarden grow ...page 10Inside ...2011 Baseball andSoftball SuperTeams announced!page 28Business Beat .......................3News Briefs .........................6Crime Scene .........................8Letters ...............................13Education ...........................19Around Town .....................20Crossword/Calendar ..........23Arts ...................................24Movies ..............................26Sports ...............................28Service Directory ................30www.matthewsminthillweekly.comGood works by Public WorksMatthews employees build ramp,make sidewalk repairs to helpfamily with special needsby Kara Loppkara@matthewsminthillweekly.comThe Bennett family can now take walks in their Matthews neighborhoodthanks to Matthews Public Works employees.Workers from the town’s concrete and storm water crews werehard at work last week installing a handicap-accessible concreteramp, repairing a sidewalk section and cleaning out ditches alongPhillips Road. The town was alerted to the need with one phonecall from the new Matthews residents.If you followed the Charlotte Checkers this year, you’ve heard(see Sidewalks on page 18)(Right, above) Matthews Public Works supervisor Dana Camp chats with Zachary Bennett, 11, lastweek while crews worked to create a handicap-accessible ramp to get him to the sidewalk on PhillipsRoad. His mom, Danielle, and sister Jenna, 10, watch in the background. (Below) Matthews PublicWorks employees (from left) Mike Helms and Joe “Butch” Bell smooth concrete on the new ramp.CMS picks interimboss, pushes forwaiver on 5-day ruleby Sarah Gilbertsarah@matthewsminthillweekly.comThe Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Board of Educationvoted Tuesday, June 28, to name Hugh Hattabaugh interimsuperintendent.“It is an honor to serve Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schoolsduring this important transition period,” Hattabaugh, the district’schief operating officer for the past few years, said in anews release. “I look forward to working with the board, thestaff and our students and families during the 2011-12 schoolyear to keep (the district) on its trajectory of significant reform(see CMS on page 14)See inSide, on page 15No charges inteen deathEvan Wolfe, 15, died June 21 after beinghit by ATVby Kara Loppkara@matthewsminthillweekly.comCriminal charges won’t be filed againstthe Mint Hill youth ministry volunteer whostruck a Matthews teen with an ATV June21 at Christ Covenant Church in Matthews.Evan Wolfe, 15, of Weddington, diedshortly after the 10:30 p.m. church parkingEvan Wolfe lot accident.Matthews Police said this week they presentedthe case to the Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s(see Wolfe on page 14)Kara Lopp/MMHW photosliveindowntownmatthewsBrand new!first month free*Through 7/31 with approved 13 month lease.www.matthewslofts.com704.321.0371EQUAL HOUSINGOppOrtUNIty

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